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St. Bartholomew’s Church, Haslemere

As part of the Haslemere Festival, Clive will accompany Janice Watson at her performance on the 25th of May 2023.

World-renowned soprano Janice Watson studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and rose to prominence as the winner of the 1987 Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Award. Janice has appeared in a variety of roles in all of the world’s major opera houses, among the highlights are Katya (Katya Kabanova) at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Liu (Turandot) and Micaëla (Carmen) at The Metropolitan Opera in New York, Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro) and Ellen Orford (Peter Grimes) at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Her recital today will feature some of her favourite repertoire, including French chanson, British art song, showtunes and arias from Puccini’s most celebrated operas. The pianist, Clive Osgood is Director of Music at St Bartholomew’s Church.

Les Nuits D’Ete Berlioz

British art song

  • Thy hand in mine. Frank Bridge
  • Music when soft voices die. Liza Lehmann
  • Come to Me in my dreams. Frank Bridge
  • Love went a riding. Frank Bridge


Songs from the Shows

  • Maybe this time from Cabaret
  • Along Came Bill , from Showboat
  • You’ll never walk alone from Carousel
  • A change in me . Beauty and the Beast
  • Gimme Gimmie . ‘From Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Secret Love. From Calamity Jane
  • All that jazz from Chicago

To mark the 100th anniversary of Puccini’s death

  • Oh mio Babbino Caro
  • Si mi Chiamano Mimi
  • Quando M’en Vo

Venue & Time

7.30pm on the 25th of May 2023 at St. Bartholomew’s Church, High Lane, Haslemere, GU27 1BW


  • Adults £20

Tickets can be booked by calling Haslemere Hall on 01428 642161 or purchased on the Haslemere Hall website

Published On: 30th Mar 2023


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